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Apr 16, 2014 - 05:15 PM EDT — AAPL: 519.01 (+1.0501, +0.2%) | NASDAQ: 4086.225 (+52.064, +1.29%)

Samsung’s plastic, 32-bit Galaxy S5 flops in Korea

It was found that ‘Galaxy S5,’ Samsung Electronics’ flagship smartphone…

Why isn’t Apple suing Google?

If Google is the company that copied Apple’s technology, then…

Still think you can’t do real work on Apple’s iPad? A lot has changed since 2010

Back when I worked exclusively on my iPad, writing posts…

Prior to Steve Jobs unveiling of Apple’s iPhone, Google’s Android didn’t support touchscreen input

An early internal Google document on what Android looked like as of 2006…

Google reportedly plans flatter look for Android

Google’s engineers are considering a ‘flat’ version of Android…

New photo of iPhone jig further indicates 4.7-inch display coming

Pictures of supposed iPhone 6 production tooling leaked out…

Mac users: Memorize these 13 keyboard tricks

If you’re going to spend your life with your hands hovering over a keyboard…

Apple and the fall of Google, Microsoft – and the pursuit of money

What sets Apple apart from other technology companies?

An intimate glimpse at Steve Jobs’ intense humanity

Steve Jobs was a man consumed by the intensity of his vision…

iWatch: Apple is not here to entertain you

It’s easy — so very easy — to point at “analysts” like Trip Chowdhry and laugh…

Alpine to sell aftermarket console for Apple’s CarPlay infotainment system

The first aftermarket Apple CarPlay-compatible system…

Before iPhone, Google’s plan was a Java button phone, Android docs reveal

Prior to Apple’s 2007 iPhone debut, Google’s vision for Android was a simple button phone running Sun’s Java..

Florian Müller backs Samsung legal strategy of trivializing Apple’s technology

A prominent patent law blogger has again raised the argument that Apple…

Analyst: Apple looks to raise prices by $100 for iPhone 6

Our checks indicate Apple has started negotiating with carriers on a $100 iPhone 6 price increase…

Amazon to unveil 3-D smartphone for Christmas 2014 shopping season

Amazon.com Inc. is preparing to release a smartphone in the second half of this year…

Samsung calls Google to its defense in $2 billion Apple trial

Samsung Electronics Co. called the first of as many as seven Google Inc. witnesses…

Apple’s CarPlay looks like the future of in-car infotainment

Judging by the seamless way the iPhone integrates with the Ferrari…

Apple again dominates consumer tech sector — and the entire SV150

One could get whiplash looking at Apple’s performance in 2013…

Apple has no idea how streaming music works

Apple is watching its iTunes Radio streaming service flounder…

Apple acquires hydroelectric project near its Prineville, Oregon data center

Apple’s interest in the 45-Mile Hydroelectric Project, which is near…

Apple’s offshore accounting vs. the SEC, Congress and the IRS

The Security and Exchange Commission is serious about going after Apple’s off-shore cash…

U.S. federal appeals court throws out celebrity iPad hacker’s conviction

A federal appeals court on Friday unanimously threw out the conviction…

$3.99 Android ‘antivirus’ app gained five-star reviews despite doing absolutely nothing

An Android antivirus app that was downloaded thousands of times…

Apple iOS developers must now agree to ad identifier rules or risk App Store rejection

Apple has just updated a section in iTunes Connect, the service mobile developers…

Larger display for iPhone? No doubt about it and likely this June

The iPhone, Apple’s most important product, has remained essentially unchanged in screen size…

Apple bans Bloom.fm from iAd due to competition with iTunes Radio

a Bloom.fm spokesman confirmed that the company’s ad-spend on Apple’s iAd mobile-advertising platform…

Apple patent reveals larger Apple TV heat sink right for gaming

Today’s Apple TV supports a 32-bit single-core A5 processor, but…

Privacy-sensitive Germans not biting into Apple’s iBeacon, yet

Since revelations that the U.S. spied on German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s cellphone…

Apple has bigger cash holdings than UK

Apple and Microsoft both have bigger piles of cash than the UK Treasury…

Apple’s former Safari chief Don Melton reflects on time spent with Steve Jobs

Don Melton has a long history with Steve Jobs and Apple…

Apple’s iOS, OS X don’t have Heartbleed bug but Android and BlackBerry’s BBM do

iOS and OS X users can breathe a sigh of relief with the knowledge…

Apple to charge $1,000 for iWatch?

Tim Cook can’t afford to swing and miss on the iWatch…

Say goodbye to Microsoft

Microsoft desperately tried to get into phones, tablets, watches and TVs, but…

Apple v. Samsung docs reveal Korean copier knew Galaxy Tab was a flop, misled investors

Top secret sales data revealed during the Apple v. Samsung trial…

Deutsche Bank initiates Apple with ‘Buy’ recommendation, $650 price target

Apple still has the ability to surprise and delight…

SEC eyes trading reform test that could lead to shift away from ‘dark pools’

U.S. securities regulators are considering testing a proposed reform…

KGI Securities Kuo: Apple to include NFC in iPhone and iWatch

While Apple now offers iBeacons Bluetooth LE-based tech…

Microsoft, Apple diverge on bankrolling big patent buyer

Patent buyer Intellectual Ventures has persuaded Microsoft and Sony to invest…

T-Mobile offers LTE iPads for the price of Wi-Fi-only models; add an iPad to your postpaid voice plan for free

T-Mobile US today launched Operation Tablet Freedom…

Apple on ‘Heartbleed’ bug: iPhone, iPad, Mac and iCloud unaffected

Apple takes security very seriously. iOS and OS X never incorporated the vulnerable software…

Faster next-gen Haswell chips due soon, could appear in upgraded Macs

Intel will launch its Core ‘Haswell’ Refresh line of processors soon…

Beleaguered BlackBerry considers exiting handset business

Beleaguered BlackBerry Ltd would consider exiting its handset business…

Apple continues to tweak Apple TV video headset accessory

Today the US Patent and Trademark Office reveals that Apple has revisited their patent…

Analyst: No Apple custom baseband chips before 2015

Apple’s rumored custom iPhone baseband chip probably won’t be ready until 2015…

Samsung getting squeezed, losing both the high and low end

Samsung’s spectacular run of profit growth may be coming to an end…

Apple poised to add four digital advertising agencies

Apple is set to add four digital agencies to its roster…

How Samsung and Google joined forces to steal Apple Data Detectors for Android

Apple Data Detectors is one of the five Apple patents…

Steve Jobs’ widow among top donors to Hillary Clinton Super PAC

Laurene Powell Jobs, the widow of Apple founder Steve Jobs…

OpenTV and Nagravision file patent lawsuit against Apple

The lawsuit alleges that Apple infringes five US patents owned by…

Gartner: Apple Mac third in U.S. PC market with 10.8% share in Q114

Worldwide PC shipments totaled 76.6 million units in the first quarter of 2014, a 1.7 percent decline…